3 Tips For Protecting Your Feet & Ankles While Exercising

An exercise routine is a great way to keep your feet and ankles healthy, but you need to be smart and deliberate in how you approach your training session. If you just go through the motions and ignore the potential hazards, you could be setting

The Benefits Of 3D Bunion Surgery

Bunions are one of the most common foot issues that are addressed with surgery, because once the big toe joint reaches a certain point of misalignment, it’s nearly impossible to get the joint to realign without an operation. Because surgery is such a common treatment

How To Treat Ankle Joints That Are Creaking, Popping & Painful

As we get older, even the most well-maintained bodies will experience some natural degeneration in their joints. This can lead to cracking or popping sounds or sensations in your ankles when you stand up off the couch. These sounds and sensations typically aren’t anything to

4 FAQs About Recovering from Hindfoot Fusion Surgery (Triple Arthrodesis)

In a previous article, we answered some FAQs about preparing for triple arthrodesis (aka hindfoot fusion) surgery. In this article, we will answer some common questions we hear from patients about recovering from triple arthrodesis surgery. What Does Early Stage Recovery Entail? Your surgeon will

5 FAQs About Hindfoot Fusion Surgery (Triple Arthrodesis)

A fusion operation is oftentimes performed to limit painful movement at a certain area or joint. When the joints underneath the ankle are the areas that have degenerated, the type of corrective surgery used to fuse the area is known as a triple arthrodesis or

How to Identify & Treat Ankle Instability

Ankle instability is a major problem for many people. Ankle sprains that don’t “get better” after 2 – 3 months can sometimes signify a mechanical problem that needs medical attention. Not all instability is extreme, but even mild instability can cause persistent pain and swelling,

Independent Medical Exams & Expert Witness Testimony for Foot & Ankle Injuries

An independent medical examination (IME) occurs when a doctor, physical therapist, chiropractor, psychologist, or neuropsychologist who has not previously been involved in a person’s care examines an individual. There is no doctor / therapist-patient relationship. IMEs may be conducted to determine the cause, extent and

3 Things You Should Do For Your Feet & Ankles Each Day

It’s easy to take our feet and ankles for granted. If you can do these three things each day for your feet, we’re confident that you’ll be putting them in the right environment to be strong and healthy both now and in the future. We

Surgical vs. Non-Surgical Treatment Options for Heel Spurs

If you have been dealing with heel pain or symptoms associated with plantar fasciitis, head to a foot and ankle specialist in your area. They’ll conduct a physical exam and not only diagnose your condition, but figure out what’s causing it. Treating the plantar fasciitis

5 Non-Traumatic Foot Conditions A Podiatrist Can Help Treat

If you break your toe or sprain your ankle playing soccer, you may have a visit with a foot and ankle specialist in your near future. When there is obvious trauma to our feet, it’s evident that we need to turn to a specialist. However,